What Moms Need to Know About Summer Nutrition for Kids

Moms, nutritionists and pediatricians alike know active kids and developing bones and muscles need essential nutrients to grow strong, but The Dietary Guidelines for Americans say most Americans, including children, actually aren’t getting enough fiber, calcium, vitamin D and potassium in their diets.

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5 Tips for Protecting You and Your Child from UV Rays

Sand and sun, the summer has begun! It’s time to break out your swimsuits, but watch out because the warm sunny weather can also be dangerous to your skin. Recent research suggests that children who experience sunburn at an early age are more than twice as likely to develop melanoma later in life. Here are some tips to protect you and your little ones while splashing in the pool or wading in the ocean.

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7 High Blood Pressure Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Hypertension is generally a chronic condition that can either result directly from other health conditions or may develop gradually over time. In some cases, it can also be hereditary in nature. So, it is imperative to get tested at regular intervals and take appropriate medical consultation for hypertension.

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There’s More to Your Morning Cup of Joe: Caffeine’s Surprising Beauty Benefits

So save those coffee grounds and enjoy your morning cup, there’s more to coffee than just the taste and pick-me up! By incorporating caffeine into your daily beauty routine you can improve both cognition and body systems, and look gorgeous while doing it.

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Still Waiting… (Part 3 of 3 in the “A Day in the Life of an IVF Patient’ series)

The wait for our miracles morphed into three years and hundreds of needles, monitoring appointments, a surgery, procedures, negative pregnancy tests, and finally one positive test. We spent what seems like years in waiting and exam rooms, staring at the posters of perfectly posed newborns decorating the walls, trying our best to make jokes and enjoy the time together.

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6 Cleaning Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier

Cleaning is just. so. fun. I get that there are people out there who do enjoy it, and that’s cool, but I’m not one of them. There are a million other things I’d rather be doing. Fortunately, I’ve come across some clever little cleaning hacks that will make getting the room spic and span much simpler. Here are six cleaning hacks that will make your life easier.

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Spring Cleaning Tips and Checklist

Winter tends to keep us somewhat lazy and less productive when it comes to house cleaning. However, once the first spring sun shines and the temperatures rise, we instantly feel more awake and start getting ready for spring cleaning. From dusting, vacuuming, washing the drapes, through thorough cleaning, wiping, decluttering and all the way to polishing, spring-cleaning is anything but easy and fast. Therefore, be sure to have your spring cleaning tips and checklist ready before you get your hands dirty.

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8 Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

While a healthy lifestyle requires a balanced diet and exercise, sleep is another pillar of overall wellness that is both essential to your health and success, and often overlooked. By simply making small changes to your daily routine you can improve your quality of sleep. Follow these tips from Dr. Sujay Kansagra, director of Duke University’s Pediatric Neurology Sleep Medicine Program, and get on your way to better rest and a healthier life. Learn how to sleep better with these 8 simple ways.

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